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Austin Travis County Integral Care provides community-based behavioral health and developmental disabilities services in Travis County including psychiatric evaluations, 24-hour crisis interventions, medication treatment, inpatient treatment, employment and vocational services, service coordination, family support and respite care, housing, information and referral, supported living and residential services. Austin Travis County Integral Care was previously known as the Austin Travis County Mental Health Mental Retardation Center (Travis County MHMR) until the name was changed to reflect evolving terminology and attitudes toward those needing mental health services. Help for mental health issues is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week through the Crisis Hotline at 512-472-HELP (4357).
The Blood and Tissue Center of Central Texas is a non-profit organization providing blood for more than 37 medical facilities in a ten-county service area of Central Texas. Founded in 1951 as the Travis County Medical Society Blood Bank, the mission of the Blood and Tissue Center of Central Texas is to safeguard the Austin community’s donations of blood and tissue. The Blood and Tissue Center of Central Texas also works to increase the number of Central Texans on the National Marrow Donor Registry. The Blood and Tissue Center of Central Texas accepts blood donations at five locations around Austin and through blood drives at schools and businesses.
Hospice Austin is a non-profit organization providing interdisciplinary pallative care to terminally ill patients and their families who live in Travis, Hays, Williamson, Bastrop, and Caldwell Counties regardless of their ability to pay. Established as a grass-roots, community based program in 1979, the emphasis on care at Hospice Austin is supporting individuals with life limiting illnesses in a comfortable, pain free environment where they can share the company of loved ones. Besides family centered end-of-life health services such as medical and nursing care, Hospice Austin offers spiritual and emotional support, social work, personal care, special therapies, volunteer and bereavement services.
Founded in 1970 by a group of volunteer doctors and nurses, People's Community Clinic is a non-profit, primary health care facility providing medical, counseling and health education services at reasonable costs to medically uninsured individuals and families in the Austin area or those who are eligible for government-sponsored care such as Medicare, Medicaid or the Children's Health Insurance Plan (CHIP). Patients make appointments and all services are offered on a sliding scale basis, but are not free. Services include prenatal care, pediatrics, gynecology, family planning, family practice, internal medicine, eldercare and disease management for adults with chronic diseases such as diabetes and cardiovascular diseases.